Got into town today. It's wonderful here! Reminds me of summers in northern Wisconsin. People are very friendly, the landscape is green and lush and the weather is perfect!
I'm surprisingly calm and happy. Had a lot of laughs today with Paulo as we cruised around the town and got some dinner at a Thai restaurant. My IT band is quite sore and achy, but I'll do everything I can to help that heal up by race day. The week is really light with training. Probably no running, a fair bit of swimming, and just enough biking to get me comfortable that the bike is set up right and to get used to the race wheels again.
Tomorrow is just really laid back, so I'll take lots more pictures. More friends and family start arriving Thursday and that's when things will start moving for real! For now, I'm enjoying the time here as a nice vacation. So far... I love Idaho!